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Lighthouse at The Promenade

Barbecue, Romanian
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23, Goubert Avenue, Beside Old light house, Pondicherry, India
+91 413 222 7750
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Dining options: Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Delivery, Late Night, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Overlooking the Pondicherry promenade enjoy good food.

A lovely cooling and refreshing welcome drink followed with a wooden platter of hot and melting bread. I enjoyed it. Then came slivers of thin crust and a dip of salsa. The buffet spread was nice and the mango dal was out of this world. The snapper fish with spinach was nice. I didn't try anything... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
RTBMamallapuram
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Kanathur, India
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  • Entertaining clients
  • Families with children
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Kanathur, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

A lovely cooling and refreshing welcome drink followed with a wooden platter of hot and melting bread. I enjoyed it. Then came slivers of thin crust and a dip of salsa. The buffet spread was nice and the mango dal was out of this world. The snapper fish with spinach was nice. I didn't try anything else, for these 02... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Arrived late evening so wasn't able to see anything out at sea, but was nice to eat outside. The menu was a fusion of Zen and Indian, I had a soup for starter and King prawn for main. The food was ok nothing special, the service was very lacking as was the lighting around our table. We had to ask... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a simple vegetarian meal of steamed wontons as appetizers and schezwan rice and vegetable curry dish with exotic vegetables made specially for us by the chef. The food was really good but the rooftop setting facing the sea was ruined by children running around. We did complain but the waiters did nothing beyond just trying to tell the... More 

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Pondicherry, India
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The Lighthouse at the Promenade has been renamed as The Buddha Bay, hoping to give it a zen and an oriental feel. The decor was the same as before and to give the place a "different look" they just put a stone pond/fountain with a Buddha statue right in the middle - Cliche' We ordered some wine and the wine... More 

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

We had eaten at a number of places in Pondicherry and decide to try out the food at this place one afternoon so we walked into the restaurant on the ground floor for lunch one day, there was a reasonably well spread buffet at a reasonable price but we opted to order our own choice of dishes. We placed our... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Having experienced their awesome roof top restaurant and the bar, multiple times, i went this morning to have breakfast. The buffet breakfast was a big let down. The food was not tasty. The only good thing was the watermelon juice and the lassi.

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Bangalore, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This restaurant is a part of the Promenade Hotel located on the beach. The ambiance is good but the food is average. The starters are plain and the sizzler did not sizzle.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

A good place, good food, good view. Located adjacent to the rock beach. Offers quality buffet at affordable price.

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Good food. Great views. Courteous staff. Good service. Ravioli was good. The mango menu was also good.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

The place was very clean and the service was quite nice. We had lunch here on a Sunday, it was crowded but we got place to sit. The buffet had a good spread.

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Address: 23, Goubert Avenue, Beside Old light house, Pondicherry, India
Phone Number: +91 413 222 7750
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
Cuisine: Barbecue, Romanian

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 23, Goubert Avenue, Beside Old light house, Pondicherry, India
  • Location: Asia  >  India  >  Union Territory of Pondicherry  >  Pondicherry
  • Phone Number: +91 413 222 7750

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Barbecue, Romanian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Entertaining clients, Families with children

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